This renowned venues quarter-century history includes everyone from Steve Martin to The Police.
A 200-capacity venue on the Rock Block specializing in the best local, regional and national indie rock.
Chef Hal Holden-Bache is a native of West Virginia who graduated from the rigorous culinary apprentice program at the highly regarded Greenbriar Resort, then spent time under celebrity chef Tom Colicchio at New York City’s Gramercy Tavern. His four years at the helm of Nick & Rudy’s kitchen built a respected reputation within the industry that led owner Willy Thomas to recruit him to direct the turnaround of this East Nashville neighborhood bistro. Holden-Bache describes the fare as "simple food served in elegant fashion." There will be some international influences, but it won't be fusiondiners will know what's on their plate.
Nashvilles historic Cannery Row, off Eighth Avenue South in an old converted warehouse, lie the Mercy Lounge and the Cannery Ballroom, two of Nashvilles premier music venues. The second-story Mercy Lounge offers standing room for 500 people and features pool tables, a large bar and pinball machines. Downstairs sits the renovated Cannery Ballroom, a massive venue with standing room for 1,000. Since the 80s, The Lounge/Ballroom has welcomed some of the nations top touring acts, including Janes Addiction, Gregg Allman and Iggy Pop.
Named for departed founding chef Hide Watanabe, the restaurant is the third in Matt Charette's burgeoning East Nashville dining empire, which includes Batter'd & Fried and Beyond the Edge. Located in the corner unit of Riverside Village, Watanabe serves a roster of sushi and Korean and Thai dishes. The sleek 45-foot bar of stained concrete doubles as a watering hole and a sushi counter.